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Partial rupture of the supraspinatus tendon

Age :Middle-aged and elderly people.
Same pain as in an uncomplicated tendinitis.

Prevalence

Not every partial rupture is painful !
Painful partial ruptures are usually situated at the superficial (bursal) aspect of the tenoperiosteal junction.

Clinical Pattern :
There is a full range of passive movement with a painful arc / moderate to gross weakness and pain on resisted abduction.

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